VOIP in Bangladesh

Illegal VoIP equipment seized from jamunanews24.com office

November 27th, 2013 by VOIP Bangladesh

Illegal VoIP equipment seized

Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) seized illegal Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) equipment and 4,000 used and 192 unused mobile SIM cards from the office of an online news site in the capital’s Moghbazar wireless gate area. Read the rest of this entry »

How VoIP works

July 25th, 2012 by VOIP Bangladesh

The current phone system relies on a reliable but largely inefficient method for connecting calls known as circuit switching. This technique, which has been used for over 100 years, means that when a call is made between two people a connection is maintained in both directions between callers for the duration of the call. This dual directional characteristic gives the system the name circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

A beginners guide to VoIP

May 25th, 2012 by VOIP Bangladesh

The delight of being able to hear the voices of our dear ones abroad is priceless, but the bills at the end of the day remind us that ‘priceless’ is an exaggerated word. Nothing comes free, and neither does maintenance of long distance ties. What if by some quirk of technology, we were able to speak long distance at greatly reduced costs? Today, with VoIP (voice over internet protocol), this can be a reality. Read the rest of this entry »

Billion dollar outsourcing beckons Bangladesh

April 25th, 2012 by VOIP Bangladesh

Bangladesh can build a billion dollar outsourcing business by 2015 if the regulator ensures a business friendly environment, said experts at a seminar. Read the rest of this entry »

Int’l telecoms and voip connectivity to shut for four hours Oct 29

October 18th, 2010 by VOIP Bangladesh

International telecoms, internet and all voip connections will remain disconnected for about four hours from 1:00am on October 29 for power configuration of the South East Asia-Middle East-West Europe 4 submarine cable (SEA-ME-WE-4) link in Singapore. Read the rest of this entry »

Govt Opening up VoIP – 3,500 new licences in three months

October 1st, 2010 by VOIP Bangladesh

The government has decided to issue more than 3,500 licences to the local entrepreneurs for handling international calls to and from Bangladesh through voice over internet protocol technology, which is still prohibited under the existing law. Read the rest of this entry »

Govt move is underway to bring VoIP under legal cover

March 22nd, 2010 by VOIP Bangladesh

A move is underway to bring illegal VoIP (voice over internet protocol) under a legal framework by renting out E1 connections to the operators. Read the rest of this entry »

BTRC has decided to reactivate phone connections

March 22nd, 2010 by VOIP Bangladesh

Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission has decided to activate the private land phone connections, which were switched off over allegation against the operators of having involvement with illegal call termination. Read the rest of this entry »

BTRC will continue its investigation of illegal VoIP activities

March 21st, 2010 by VOIP Bangladesh

The BTRC will continue its investigation of illegal VoIP activities by any telephone operator or Internet service provider and shut them down, if found guilty, as it did in cases of three private landline companies and 18 ISPs recently. Read the rest of this entry »

BTRC to take action against WorldTel

March 18th, 2010 by VOIP Bangladesh

BTRC is set to take legal action against the private land phone operator WorldTel Bangladesh for its alleged involvement in illegal VoIP business, said a BTRC official yesterday. Read the rest of this entry »